Fantastic Techniques + Genres in V5

This week we explore some of the new techniques and less-known traditional genres that are absolutely fantastic in Midjourney V5.

Our tremendous gratitude goes to Midlibrary friend Tom Benton who recommended a lot of the styles in this Top. And all other contributors who recommend artists and styles to Midlibrary. We really appreciate your involvement, and go through all your suggestions with care and thoroughness.

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Alebrije

A traditional Mexican folk art of crafting brightly colored, whimsical animal figurines made of papier-mache or carved wood. These unique and imaginative creatures are often a combination of various animal features and bright, bold colors that symbolize Mexican culture and beliefs. Alebrijes are traditionally made by artisans in the Mexican state of Oaxaca and have gained international recognition as an iconic symbol of Mexican art.

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Gond painting

A tribal art form that originated in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Gond paintings are characterized by their intricate and vibrant patterns, which are created using a unique technique of fine lines and dots. The paintings often depict the natural world, with animals and birds being a common subject, and they are traditionally created using natural colors made from materials like charcoal, cow dung, and leaves.

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Kalighat painting

A type of folk painting that originated in the 19th century in the Kalighat area of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India. The paintings are known for their bold lines and bright colors, and they typically depict scenes from daily life and Hindu mythology. Kalighat paintings are often created on paper or cloth using watercolors or natural dyes, and they are notable for their stylized figures and exaggerated features.

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Madhubani painting

Also known as Mithila painting, a traditional folk art form that originated in the Mithila region of Bihar, India. These paintings are characterized by their intricate and colorful geometric patterns and are typically created using natural pigments and dyes on handmade paper or cloth. Madhubani paintings often depict scenes from Hindu mythology and everyday life, and they are notable for their use of symmetrical designs and vibrant colors.

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Palekh

A Russian folk art tradition that originated in the village of Palekh in the 1920s. Palekh-style painting typically features intricate and colorful designs on lacquered boxes, trays, and other decorative items. The paintings often depict scenes from Russian fairy tales and folklore, and they are notable for their use of fine lines, vibrant colors, and gold leaf accents. Palekh-style painting is traditionally created using tempera paints and requires a high level of skill and craftsmanship.

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Phad painting

A traditional style of scroll painting that originated in Rajasthan,
India, and is typically created on a long piece of cloth or canvas. Phad
paintings are known for their vibrant colors and intricate designs,
which often depict scenes from Hindu mythology and legends. The
paintings are created using natural pigments and dyes and are
traditionally accompanied by songs and storytelling.

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Pichwai painting

A type of Indian miniature painting that originated in the state of
Rajasthan. Pichwai paintings are typically large, elaborate works of art
that are used as backdrops for Hindu deity idols. The paintings are
characterized by their intricate designs and rich colors, and they often
depict scenes from Hindu mythology. Pichwai paintings are traditionally
created using natural pigments and dyes on cloth or paper.

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Patachitra painting

A traditional folk art style from the eastern Indian state of Odisha.
Patachitra paintings are known for their intricate and detailed designs,
which are typically created using natural pigments and dyes on cloth or
palm leaf. The paintings often depict scenes from Hindu mythology and
are characterized by their vibrant colors and fine lines.

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Warli painting

A tribal art form that originated in the western Indian state of
Maharashtra. Warli paintings are known for their simple and geometric
designs, which are typically created using white pigment on a red or
brown background. The paintings often depict scenes from daily life and
the natural world, and they are traditionally created on walls and
floors using a bamboo stick as a brush.

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Aubusson tapestry

A type of hand-woven tapestry that originated in the town of Aubusson in central France. Aubusson tapestries are known for their intricate
designs, which often depict scenes from mythology, history, and daily
life. The tapestries are traditionally created using natural materials
like wool and silk, and they require a high level of skill and
craftsmanship. Aubusson tapestries have a long and rich history and have been highly prized by collectors and patrons for centuries.

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Wood carving

A traditional craft that involves carving and shaping wood into decorative or functional objects. Wood carving can be found in many cultures around the world, and it can range from simple designs to highly intricate and detailed carvings. Wood carvings can be made using a variety of tools, including chisels, knives, and saws, and they can be finished with paints or varnishes to enhance their appearance and durability.

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Ivory carving

A traditional craft that involves carving and shaping ivory into decorative or functional objects. Ivory carving can be found in many cultures around the world, and it can range from simple designs to highly intricate and detailed carvings. Due to concerns about the ethical sourcing of ivory and its impact on elephant populations, many countries have placed restrictions on ivory carving.

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Ebru

Also known as marbling, a traditional Turkish art form that involves creating colorful patterns on water using pigments and then transferring the pattern onto paper or fabric. Ebru is a highly skilled and intricate technique that requires a steady hand and a deep understanding of color and pattern.

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Kirigami

A Japanese paper-cutting art that involves folding and cutting paper to create intricate designs. Kirigami is similar to origami, but it involves cutting the paper as well as folding it. Kirigami can be used to create a wide variety of designs, including paper sculptures, pop-up cards, and decorative objects.

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Marquetry

A decorative woodworking technique that involves creating intricate designs by fitting together small pieces of wood veneer to form a pattern or picture. Marquetry can be found in furniture, jewelry boxes, and decorative objects, and it has been used for centuries to create highly detailed and intricate designs.

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Origami

A traditional Japanese art form that involves folding paper to create decorative objects, including animals, flowers, and geometric shapes. Origami can range from simple designs that are easy to fold to highly intricate and complex designs that require a great deal of skill and practice. Origami has become a popular hobby around the world, and it has been used in everything from fashion to space exploration.

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Papier-mache

A technique that involves creating a 3D object by layering paper or fabric with a paste or glue. Papier-mache can be used to create a wide variety of objects, including masks, piñatas, and decorative sculptures. Papier-mache is an inexpensive and versatile medium that has been used for centuries in many cultures around the world

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Pyrography

A decorative art form that involves using a heated tool to burn designs onto wood or other materials. Pyrography can be used to create a wide variety of designs, including lettering, images, and intricate patterns. Pyrography is a versatile technique that has been used for centuries in many cultures around the world.

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Stained glass

A decorative art form that involves creating a picture or pattern by fitting together pieces of colored glass using lead or copper strips. Stained glass can be used to create everything from small decorative objects to large-scale windows in churches and other buildings. Stained glass is a highly skilled and intricate art form that requires a great deal of patience and attention to detail.

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Suminagashi

A traditional Japanese marbling technique that involves floating ink on water and then transferring the pattern onto paper or fabric. Suminagashi can be used to create a wide variety of patterns, including swirling designs and abstract patterns. Suminagashi is a highly skilled and intricate art form that requires a deep understanding of color and pattern.

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